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The gentleman in the parlour

W. Somerset Maugham

The gentleman in the parlour

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Literary Guild in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965 -- Travel -- Southeast Asia.,
  • British -- Southeast Asia -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Doubleday, Doran, 1930.

    Statementby W. Somerset Maugham.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22918544M

      The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar Contents The arrest of Arsène Lupin -- Arsène Lupin in prison -- The escape of Arsène Lupin -- The mysterious traveller -- The queen's necklace -- The seven of hearts -- Madame Imbert's safe -- The black pearl -- .   The Gentleman in the Parlour is an account of the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam. Whether by river to Mandalay, on horse through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, or onwards by sea, Maugham's vivid descriptions bring a lost world to life/5.

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The gentleman in the parlour by W. Somerset Maugham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Best known for his The gentleman in the parlour book and plays, Somerset Maugham also produced delightfully engaging and absorbing non-fiction, of which The Gentleman in the Parlour is a prime example.

First published in it describes a journey the author took from Rangoon to Haipong/5. Somerset Maugham's travel collection Gentleman In The Parlour () is an uneven collection of stories from the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam/5(30).

This book about IndoChina is largely responsible for Maugham's reputation as a travel writer. While he and Gerald Haxton were headed by water to Rangoon, a fellow traveler stated that, given the world from which to choose, he would live in a Burmese market village near the Tibetan border named cturer: Doubleday, Doran.

"Gentleman in the Parlour is a supurb book on Maughams travels in Southeast Asia before the second world war. Anyone who carries with them that sence of romance and adventure of when that part of the world did not have the tallest buildings and the best hotels should take this with them as a travel companion, or just enjoy it in an armchair.5/5(3).

The Gentleman in the Parlour is an account of the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam. Whether by river to Mandalay, on horse through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, or onwards by sea, Maugham's vivid descriptions bring a lost world to life.3/5(1).

In great part, The Gentleman in the Parlour is a book of stories – travelers’ tales, mostly; not Maugham’s but those of the people he meets.4/5(32). The Gentleman in the Parlour is an account of the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam.

Whether by river to Mandalay, on horse through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, or onwards by sea, Maugham's vivid descriptions bring a lost world to life. The Gentleman in the Parlour is an account of the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam.

Whether by river to Mandalay, on horse through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, or onwards by sea, Maugham's vivid descriptions bring a lost world to life."--Provided by publisher. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9z08pt3g Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet.

The gentleman in the parlour: A record of a journey from Rangoon to Haiphong (Armchair traveller series) Maugham, W. Somerset Published by Paragon House (). The Gentleman in the Parlour is an account of the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam.

Whether by river to Mandalay, on horse through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, or onwards by sea, Maugham's vivid descriptions bring a lost world to life/5().

The Gentleman in the Parlour. A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong (London: Heinemann, ) As can be seen in the picture, this is a beautiful book, even as a battered copy.

The gold leaf letters on the cover is still luminous. It is elaborately decorated by a dragon and on the spine, a pagoda. The Gentleman in the Parlour is a travelogue of Maugham's trip through Burma, Siam, and Indochina.

The title, taken from Hazlitt, refers to a precious anonymity, which Maugham associates with travel. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: First published inthis is Somerset Maugham's account of a journey he made from Rangoon to Haiphong - by river to Mandalay, on horseback through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, and onwards by sea.

The Gentleman in the Parlour is an account of the author's trip through what was then Burma and Siam, ending in Haiphong, Vietnam. Whether by river to Mandalay, on horse through the mountains and forests of the Shan States to Bangkok, or onwards by sea, Maugham's vivid descriptions bring a lost world to life.4/5(23).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), Gentleman in the parlour. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran, The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong | Maugham William Somerset | download | B–OK.

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The book includes travel impressions and autobiographical confidences. The Gentleman in the Parlour Hardcover – Jan. 1 by W Somerset Maugham (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). Best Known for his novels and plays, Somerset Maugham also produced the most delightfully engaging and absorbing non-fiction, of which The Gentleman in the Parlour is a prime example.

First published in it is the account of a journey the author took form Rangoon to Haiphong. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.This book, The Gentleman in the Parlour, was the result, although it was several years after the trip before it was published.

In the Introduction to this edition, Paul Theroux comments on the perspective of Maugham's travel writings, noting that it is from a sole point view, while in reality Maugham travelled relatively comfortably and in the /5(6).The Gentleman in the Parlour A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong By: W.

Somerset Maugham.